Associate Professor of Law
J.S.D. (Dr. iur.) 2010, University of Passau School of Law
LL.M. 2008, University of California Berkeley School of Law
J.D. (state exam) 2005, University of Passau School of Law
Professor Mormann's substantive areas of expertise include environmental law, energy law, and corporate law. His interdisciplinary, often comparative scholarship explores the legal, policy, and financial challenges along the path to an environmentally and economically sustainable energy future. He is Faculty Fellow at Stanford University’s Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance.
Professor Mormann's recent work has appeared in the Yale Journal on Regulation, Environmental Law, Ecology Law Quarterly, and the New York Times, among others. Sellier European Law Publishers published his doctoral dissertation as a book. Professor Mormann’s work has been widely cited including before the U.S. Senate. He advises federal policymakers on clean energy and energy efficiency.
Prior to joining the Miami Law faculty, Professor Mormann was Lecturer in Law, Energy Policy and Finance Fellow, and Kauffman Legal Fellow at Stanford Law School, as well as a visiting scholar at UC Berkeley School of Law. He is admitted to the practice of law in Germany and New York. His professional experience includes management consulting for international high-tech clients, clerking for the Hanseatic Court of Appeals in Hamburg and the German Embassy in Buenos Aires, and practicing as a corporate and energy attorney.